Editorials

City council missed an opportunity to fight blight

Recently, the city council had a chance to help ensure the prevention of housing blight. It was just one tool that the city could use, but the council…

Let’s talk about public safety and what we want

During the past several months there has been a lot of talk in town, and nationally, about the role of police departments. Some have called for “defunding” police…

News

Yemeni community rails against the killing of a fellow immigrant

Yemeni community rails against the killing of a fellow immigrant

By Charles Sercombe Last Thursday evening, local Yemeni-Americans held a rally in Zussman Park to…

Repaving begins on Conant

Repaving begins on Conant

By Charles Sercombe And now it’s Conant’s turn to be repaved. Those orange road construction…

Plenty of other improvement projects are happening in town

Plenty of other improvement projects are happening in town

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck never rests. Just as the Caniff Ave. reconstruction project was…

Former cop sentenced to three years

By Charles Sercombe A former Hamtramck police officer, charged with assaulting two people he arrested…

Business

There are no magic dragons here, but plenty else to choose from

There are no magic dragons here, but plenty else to choose from

By Alan Madlane There’s a new kid in town in the recreational pot trade, and its name is Puff. Er, like the magic dragon, yes. A song we…

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

  By Charles Sercombe And just like that, Hamtramck has a retail outlet where adults 21 years old and older can now legally purchase recreational marijuana. You don’t…

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

  By Alan Madlane Emina Ferizovic is the founder of the Hamtramck non-profit relief center J&E Community Relief (located at 11816 Jos. Campau Ave). We asked her a…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Caniff is now open for traffic

Caniff is now open for traffic

By Charles Sercombe Most residents have probably noticed by now that one of the city’s main arteries, Caniff Ave., is once again fully open. The street had…

Features

An author’s ‘love letter’ to the City of Detroit

An author’s ‘love letter’ to the City of Detroit

  By Alan Madlane Elisa Sinnett is a teacher with the Hamtramck Public Schools, who also happens to be a writer. Her newest book is called “Detroit…

Editorials

Thanks to volunteers, the Labor Day Festival succeeded

Hamtramck’s end-of-the-summer party was a smash. After being forced to take a year off because of the Covid pandemic, the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival returned, with plenty…

Sports

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review The Hamtramck High Cosmos varsity football team fell one game short of getting into the state playoffs this year but…